Bredy Veterinary Centre Ltd

Christmas toxins

December 22nd, 2014 No Comments

Please be careful to keep the following toxic items, foods, chemicals & plants  away from your pets this Christmas:-

Items: silica gel, Christmas decorations, candles. These are low toxicity but can cause mild gastrointestinal upsets.

Foods: chocolate (especially dark/plain chocolate), grapes & dried fruit (currants, sultanas & raisins), onions, alcohol & macadamia nuts.

Chemicals: Antifreeze is highly toxic. Please ensure you clean up any spillages.

Plants: Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima), Holly (Ilex species), Mistletoe (Viscum album), Christmas trees, Ivy (Hedera species) will all cause mild gastrointestinal upsets. Lillies are highly toxic to cats.

Please contact us on 01308 456771 if you have any concerns.


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